Daily Archives: April 9, 2019


What to consider before taking on an AI project in healthcare

Mikael Huss, data scientist at Peltarion, writes about the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and the challenges and opportunities it presents in healthcare.  The potential of AI in healthcare is surging, and its possibilities are well beyond just assisting doctors with simple diagnoses. Deep learning can automate time-consuming tasks such as medical image interpretation, gathering…


Philips announces results from telehealth program

Royal Philips announced the results of the Advancing Care Coordination & Telehealth Deployment at Scale (ACT@Scale) Program during the 19th annual International Conference on Integrated Care in San Sebastian, Spain. Among the findings, four key areas were identified as most essential to scale-up and drive adoption of innovation across connected care and telehealth: citizen empowerment; stakeholder and change management; service selection;…


Teesside University forms part of pain relief VR project

A team at Teesside University is part of an international project which uses virtual reality to help people living in persistent pain. It is hoped that the use of virtual and digital technology could provide additional opportunities to help people overcome life-limiting conditions. The university is one of the partners in the €2.4 million VR4Rehab…


NHS Trust sees patient data access improve through MIG

Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is seeing time saved for patient care with pharmacists by having access to 300,000 patient records from 40 GP practices across the region. The GP patient data is made available via the Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG), giving pharmacists, doctors and nurses real-time access to patient records. The MIG helps…

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